Letha Wilson, ‘Steel Face Concrete Bend (Hawaii Palms Lava)’, 2016, Galerie Christophe Gaillard
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Letha Wilson

Steel Face Concrete Bend (Hawaii Palms Lava), 2016

Unique C-print, concrete, transfer emulsion, steel frame
11 × 9 2/5 × 3/5 in
28 × 24 × 1.5 cm
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Letha Wilson
American, b. 1976
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Turning flat images into sculptural objects, Letha Wilson’s photographs in relief and site-specific installations draw attention to the relationship between architecture and nature. Shots of American landscapes—reddish canyons, the ocean, lush vegetation—are cut and folded like an accordion into wall-hung pieces whose cavities and slashes possess the physicality of Gordon Matta-Clark’s or Lucio Fontana’s interventions. With layers of concrete or bases of cement, Wilson’s works are a manmade contrast to the natural subjects of her prints, while their final textures also refer back to natural terrains.

Letha Wilson, ‘Steel Face Concrete Bend (Hawaii Palms Lava)’, 2016, Galerie Christophe Gaillard
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Letha Wilson
American, b. 1976
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Turning flat images into sculptural objects, Letha Wilson’s photographs in relief and site-specific installations draw attention to the relationship between architecture and nature. Shots of American landscapes—reddish canyons, the ocean, lush vegetation—are cut and folded like an accordion into wall-hung pieces whose cavities and slashes possess the physicality of Gordon Matta-Clark’s or Lucio Fontana’s interventions. With layers of concrete or bases of cement, Wilson’s works are a manmade contrast to the natural subjects of her prints, while their final textures also refer back to natural terrains.

Letha Wilson

Steel Face Concrete Bend (Hawaii Palms Lava), 2016

Unique C-print, concrete, transfer emulsion, steel frame
11 × 9 2/5 × 3/5 in
28 × 24 × 1.5 cm
Unique
Sold
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